Sadaqah is more than just monetary payments, the most typical form of Sadaqah is monetary payment. At a first glance, Sadaqah and Zakat are both financial payments and are extremely comparable in nature.

If we look at them closely, there are a number of differences between Sadaqah and Zakat. The word Sadaqah is stemmed from the Arabic word Sidq (truth). All actions of righteousness in Islam is thought about as Sadaqah. Zakat is derived from Zaka, which indicates to purify and bless. The key differences between Sadaqah and Zakat are as follows:

  • The voluntary kind of Sadaqah is never ever obligatory, it is a highly suggested and encouraged practice every day for a Muslim. Zakat on the other hand is obligatory once a year if an individual qualifies by having more than the Nisab (threshold) after the passage of one year.
  • Sadaqah is not paid or determined on any kind of property. An individual can provide Sadaqah as much as he wants. Whereas Zakat is paid on possessions such as: gold, silver, cash, company properties, farming produce, animals, wealth. Zakat's total worth is reliant on the underlying Zakatable possessions.
  • Sadaqah is not a calculation and therefore, one does not need to consider any financial obligations or liabilities. A Sadaqah payer can pay whatever they wish. Zakat is a computation and a personal assessment whereby there are possessions to add up and a few liabilities which can be deducted.
  • Sadaqah is quite a personal act and gesture of goodwill. Sadaqah payments are not imposed by the Islamic federal government. This does not mean that there cannot be Sadaqah collectors, of course there can be government centres and organizations which collect Sadaqah. Whereas Zakat is typically gathered and distributed by an Islamic federal government.
  • By not paying Sadaqah, a person is not sinful. There is no blame or reproach on not offering Sadaqah. On the contrary, abandoning Zakat payments is sinful and an omission of an obligatory action.
  • Sadaqah can be paid anywhere in the world. There is no preference in terms of location, one is motivated to provide any place there is need. Zakat has strong encouragement in the Sunnah to distribute it where the Zakat is gathered.
  • Sadaqah can be provided to any person at any time. There are extremely few, if any, constraints on who can receive Sadaqah. Nevertheless, Zakat can just be paid to specific people.
  • There are many non-monetary actions which have been considered as Sadaqah, however, Zakat in essence is just a monetary transfer of value.

Just some of the things KORT does that you may like to help in. All these projects are Sadaqah and Lillah eligible.

Medical Aid

Ensuring life continues and individuals stay healthy by offering free medical treatment to those who don't have access to medical treatment or those who cannot pay for it.


Supplying various kinds of education to assist people in ending up being self-sustainable, granting more opportunities to people and assisting people to learn necessary knowledge and life skills.

Shelter and Housing

Accommodating and housing those who do not have a roof over their head.

Mosques/ Place of Worship

Constructing mosques, prayer facilities in districts which have no prayer facilities. This likewise consists of supporting the upkeep of mosques.


Looking after orphans, we will help orphaned children to perform better at school, be healthier, be confident, and transform them into successful self-sustaining individuals.


Feeding the needy, poor and those who have a lack of food.

Catastrophe relief

Helping those who are stranded and stuck in emergency and tragic situations whether its warzones or natural disasters.

Poverty relief

Helping the poor and disadvantaged with essentials and services.

Economic empowerment

Assisting the deprived and poor in becoming self-sustainable and outgrowing the poverty cycle.

Sustainable advancement

Eco-friendly advancement of communities and people.

Females Empowerment

Females’ empowerment by helping single parent, widows and sisters with special requirements. We empower ladies through sustainability projects.

Water for Life

Assisting rural communities with water for life jobs; drilling and repairing boreholes; sanitization and wudhu areas, irrigation tasks for sustainable farming.

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